Oriental Gamefowl Breeders: Opinions on This Cock, please

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Gresh, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Gresh

    Gresh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since I wasn't getting any comments on this guy on my Oriental Gamefowl thread and the Show Off Your Games thread, I thought I'd post a whole new topic for him.

    This is an Oriental gamecock that I am trying to buy from his owner who needs to get rid of him. I have yet to hear back from her. He was a rescue bird so his ancestry is unknown. A professional Thai breeder told me he looks like a Burmese/Thai cross, but that it is really impossible to tell for sure. Definitely not pure anything. He's about 7-8 pounds.

    I need your opinions on this guy. Do you think he'd be good for an amateur breeding program? He looks like he's got some impressive Silver Duckwing coloring. What do you think?

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  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a good place to start. Ask saladin for a link to his website. He has much info there, along with instructions for breeding. I`ve been glancing at the converstion on the creative project you are contemplating. Believe me, you are better off starting with real oriental anything, than to bastardize them by trying to "create" something just for the appearance, especially if that creation involves using any non oriental game blood. Start with the best blood you can find/afford and read up on breeding to improve the stock you have. Once you start outcrossing, you ruin the whole idea of the breed and it will get out of hand in a flash. Just my 2 cents.........Pop
     
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I aint a Oreintal breeder but looks like a nice bird, wish I could get a hold of some Oreintals, Any one around the Greensboro NC. area with these kinda birds ?
     
  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:saladin is a member here. He is near Columbia, SC and has hundreds of them........Pop
     
  5. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Pop, but thats quite a drive for me, any one closer ?
     
  6. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    U can always have some shipped to u.
     
  7. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I`ll betcha he knows somebody in your area, or at least close........Pop
     
  8. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks to all of you for the info.
     
  9. Gresh

    Gresh Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Gresh, will do.
     

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